Business Plan Competition Semi-finalists Announced

The end of November marked the announcement of the semi-finalists for the annual business plan competition. The following teams made it through the first round of judging and will now need to write and submit a complete business plan by mid-February. At the end of February, we will announce the five finalist teams who will be presenting on March 21st during HEC weekend. The first place winner will receive a $15,000 cash prize for their team or their business. Be sure to check our events page soon for the details on how to view the live streaming of competition final presentations in March. We wish the teams the best of luck and happy writing!!

1. Avinue Salim Bure ‘15 & Alyssa Pizzurro ‘15
2. BrewMe Tucker Ida ‘16, Aigul Jumabayeva ’16, & Yuni Gao IS ‘15
3. DY Hospitality Guy Cook ‘15 & Andrew Nesbitt MBA ‘16
4. Modern Market Christina Elliott MMH ‘15
5. Oh Mamma! Center Maggie Lo MMH ‘15, Regine Desroches MMH ‘15, Ashton Liu MMH ’15, & Hirman Ahmad MMH ‘15
6. RedHead Zach Berle ‘15, Gavin Hilder ‘17, Marisa Sergi CALS ‘15, & Elizabeth Shvidky AEM ‘16
7. SIFT Dana Beninati MMH ‘15 & Niharika Thakwani MMH ‘15
8. Signum Technologies Patrick Tan ‘16, Andy Syang ‘16, & Eric Morris ENGR ‘16
9. Yuba Basel Bataineh ‘17 & Humale Khane ENGR ‘15
10. Wasted Waffle Micah Green ’18 & Kevin Parsons ’18